Five Things to Know for April 9 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, April 9. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County.

1. Council in SessionThe council meets this morning at 9:30 a.m. Here’s a look at their agenda.

2. Free Cone DayToday is Free Cone Day at Ben & Jerry’s! There’s a Ben & Jerry’s in Silver Spring and Rockville, so make sure you enjoy some delicious ice cream!

3. Council Budget HearingsToday Montgomery County is holding hearings about the Fiscal Year 2020 Operating Budget from 7 to 9 p.m. To learn about how to sign up to testify for a hearing, click here.

4. Understand the Risks of OpioidsAdults and children can attend a forum from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Damascus Community Recreation Center that discusses how to prevent opioid abuse. For more information, click here.

5. ICYMI: MyMCMedia’s Doug Tallman has a three-part series on his “Montgomery Talks” podcast called MCPS 2020. Listen to his interviews with Montgomery County Education Association’s Jennifer Martin, Montgomery County Public Schools’ Superintendent Jack Smith, and Montgomery County Council of Parent-Teacher Associations’ Laura Stewart.

Montgomery Talks MCPS 2020

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Deirdre Byrne

About Deirdre Byrne

Deirdre Byrne is a social media coordinator for Montgomery Community Media. She can be reached at or on twitter at @DeirdreByrneMCM.


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